When it was reported recently that a giant iceberg twice the size of Luxembourg has broken off an ice shelf on the Antarctic peninsula and is now adrift in the Weddell Sea, it was not much of a surprise to freelance wildlife and documentary cameraman Doug Allan.
Michael Alexander meets Fife-raised former soldier and private security expert Tam Carroll who has plans for a horse therapy centre in Perthshire for forces veterans struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
In an exclusive interview in Perth, world famous adventurer Sir David Hempleman-Adams tells Michael Alexander why he is calling on the world to wake-up to the impact of climate change.
Michael Alexander meets retired jockey Sam Morshead, the former general manager of Perth Racecourse, who has written a book about life in the fast lane – and the devastating consequences of cancer.
The mother of a Black Watch soldier who committed suicide just seven months after leaving the army has backed the #22PushUpChallenge campaign to help raise £1 million for the veteran’s mental health charity Combat Stress.
As Perth officially launches its bid to become UK City of Culture in 2021, Michael Alexander looks at some of the other candidates in the running.
Ahead of a talk in Perth, TV personality and Royal Scottish Geographical Society board member Vanessa Collingridge tells Michael Alexander about her lifelong love affair with geography – and why potential threats to the discipline worry her greatly.